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Showing or characterized by a lack of loyalty; not loyal. See Synonyms at faithless.

[Late Middle English, from Old French desloial : des-, dis- + loial, loyal; see loyal.]

dis·loy′al·ist n.
dis·loy′al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.disloyally - without loyalty; in a disloyal manner; "his men acted disloyally and betrayed him in the end"
loyally - with loyalty; in a loyal manner; "government will not be efficient unless the people as a whole accept leadership loyally and enthusiastically"
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[ˈdɪsˈlɔɪlɪ] advslealmente
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(disˈloiəl) adjective
unfaithful or not loyal. He has been very disloyal to his friends.
disˈloyally adverb
disˈloyalty noun
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"That poor boy who is dying of love for La Valliere, whom my brother so disloyally bereft him of?
Senators Lindsey Graham and Chuck Grassley have suggested the president wait until the midterms are over to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whom he has been badgering for months for acting disloyally and recusing himself from the Russia investigation.
For the Foreign Secretary to disloyally denounce one of her Brexit keystones as "crazy" leaves the enfeebled Prime Minister a hostage of extremists in her own Cabinet.
informed consent, a lawyer would act disloyally. Other fiduciaries are
Yet those Ae-willing to play, could make a grand or more, by joining a hidden tribe of bank tarts - people across the nation who disloyally move from bank to bank to grab their free money.
Yet those willing to play could make a grand or more by joining a hidden tribe of bank tarts - people across the nation who disloyally move from bank to bank to grab their free money.
I was given support in the form of weekly meetings and phone calls, and it was a comfort to know that someone actively cared about my diet, long after family and friends had, rather disloyally, lost interest.
Hoover felt that each man had, disloyally, made peace with the Roosevelt state.
But in my view, it is the Chief Justice who acted disloyally, who was a Judas to our country.
Jardeleza, during the House justice panel hearing on the impeachment complaint against Sereno on Monday, accused the chief justice of "acting disloyally." The SC justice was a resource speaker on Sereno'salleged manipulation of the Judicial and Bar Council that screens nominees to posts in the judiciary.
Whatever you want to call it, people like to experiment broadly and disloyally across brands and categories.
It will not be so easy to prove that what we say is not true, or that it is disloyally said, or with a heart not as devoted to the Church as that of the sovereign of Rome himself.